Definitions and Examples of disobedience, noncompliance
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Refusal or failure to obey rules, orders, or authority.
His disobedience towards his parents led to him being grounded.
Failure or refusal to comply with a request, rule, or law.
The company faced legal action due to its noncompliance with environmental regulations.
Key Differences: disobedience vs noncompliance
- 1Disobedience implies a deliberate act of defiance or rebellion against authority or rules.
- 2Noncompliance is a more general term that describes the failure to follow rules or laws, regardless of intent.
Effective Usage of disobedience, noncompliance
- 1Discipline: Use disobedience and noncompliance to describe behavior that goes against rules or expectations.
- 2Legal Matters: Utilize noncompliance to describe failure to follow laws or regulations.
- 3Parenting: Use disobedience to describe children's behavior when they deliberately disobey their parents' rules.
The antonyms of dutifulness are disobedience and noncompliance. Disobedience implies a deliberate act of defiance, while noncompliance is a more general term that describes the failure to follow rules or laws. Use these words to describe behavior that goes against rules or expectations, legal matters, and parenting.